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‘All or Nothing' draw game to end

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The All or Nothing draw game, which provides a top prize of $250,000 to someone who matches either all or none of the winning numbers, will end on Thursday, June 30th.

The lottery’s decision to remove the game resulted from its performance. The lottery’s portfolio of draw games will then consist of the multi-state jackpot games Powerball and Mega Millions, the North Carolina games – Carolina Pick 3, Carolina Pick 4, and Carolina Cash 5, and the new multi-state game Lucky For Life, which provides a top prize of $1,000 a day, every day, for all of a winner’s life.

We understand that some folks enjoy playing All or Nothing. And we’ve glad we’ve had six top prize winners of $250,000. We continuously evaluate our games and products to make sure that North Carolina lottery players have games that they enjoy playing and to offer the best games available.

The ending of the game means that a step-down will begin Friday, June 17, for those who choose to buy multi-draw tickets. Only 27 advance plays will be available after the day drawing on June 17. The number remaining will decline by one drawing after each drawing that follows.

Players who win prizes in the last drawing on the evening of Thursday, June 30th will have 180 days to claim them. We’d love to see some more top prize winners between now and then.


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On 5/18/2016 11:24, Player said

The worst odds to spend your two dollars on.2.8 mill to win 250k. Thank you for deleting the worst of the lot.The new cash 5 odds will see more jackpots above that, even at the new 749k to one..Good luck to all

On 5/18/2016 10:10, stardogg8 said

If each game ticket only cost $1.00 instead of $2.00 I guarantee the customers would have bought more and then the lottery would have made more. Something so simple could have saved a good game and made it better for both sides!

On 5/17/2016 05:48, Player said

...you know, if NCEL really wanted to do something positive about what turned out to be what has the appearance of a "ripoff" game, they should consider reducing the number of numbers for the final 30 days. Just as the numbers were increased for Cash5 thus reducing the odds of winning, why not reduce them for AON and increase the odds of someone winning? That move I'm sure will cause an interest (more players) for the 30 day period and perhaps erase a bad taste many have for this game and NCEL. Hmmmmm??? A thought?

On 5/15/2016 10:52, DiamondLvr24 said

NC has number combinations on its draw games that have never come up in any other draw game in the world.

On 5/14/2016 05:25, MissV said

Correction: I meant a day draw for Cash 5.

On 5/14/2016 04:02, Player said

Never had any luck with this game so I stopped.

On 5/13/2016 07:02, Clear2106pure said

I didn't like the game because it was a rip-off. The odds of winning seem to a lot harder than the power-ball or mega million.Lucke-Zone RepliedThe odds of winning a prize of some kind were actually pretty good for All or Nothing. The game just wasn't popular enough to have more winners to talk about.

On 5/13/2016 05:49, MissV said

I played AON when it started and had a headache and stopped playing. I did play every now and then and stopped completely!! Please bring back double draw or have an evening draw for cash 5.

On 5/13/2016 10:30, Player said

Played both draws from day one. Won $50 several times. Glad to see it go . Now can Save $28 a week. When cash 5 changes I'll save another $35 dollars a week! I'll save $63 a week now!

On 5/11/2016 10:40, Player said

It was an OK game I played it sometines. Sorry to see it go. I also see were the NC lottery is messing up the cash 5. Make it harder on the odds. You should have a game like west Virginia lottery had a cash 25. Where the odds r 1 in 77,000 to win 25 thousand. I would pay that now I will not pay cash 5 anymore

On 5/11/2016 08:59, 1rock2king said

I played it several times, no luck! So i stopped playing AON! I don't play PB,MM or any Pick 3 or 4 games. Cash 5 and the LFL game is all i play now. Still not winning on either one. But must keep playing to have a chance to win. If y'all going to choose another game for NC, pick a good one! Good Luck everyone!

On 5/11/2016 07:18, 232232 said

THE CASH5 WILL BE THE NEXT GAME 2 FLUSH DOWN THE DRAIN......BYEEEEEE BYEEEEEE

On 5/11/2016 04:57, ZeroandThreeHundredPlus said

The NCEL should stop hoarding all of the "rights to games of chance" and use some of the "tens of billions of dollars lost by lottery players", to build a Casino or two. Provide North Carolinians with a couple of places to be social. By the way, we're all in this together, so, WE THE PEOPLE should have a say in "the goings on." Lucke-Zone Replied Last year, the money from lottery sales went to prizes (62.5%), commissions to retailers (7%), administration (4.5%), and all the rest (26%) to education. Lucke-Zone Replied

On 5/11/2016 04:04, Metro411 said

I only played that game a few times; would have played more if it was only $1. Have to say that the comments of my fellow Luckzone companions, really make me laugh out loud sometimes ;)

On 5/11/2016 03:13, Player said

I played and played and the most I won was 50 when it first came out other than that it's sorry glad to see it go if anything we need a day draw on cash 5 and a night draw on the cash 5 like the other states

On 5/11/2016 02:30, pacupenny said

Can't say I'm sad to see this one go. It is a really tough game to win but I know the ones that have one have really liked it. Just like the Powerball things are getting a lot tougher to win. I would rather see more winners with less payout I think that would bring in more players.

On 5/11/2016 01:26, Robin1956 said

I should, keep it.

On 5/11/2016 12:49, Cam761 said

I think only 4 people actually won the pot. Most I won playing was about $24. I was beginning to wonder if it was going to become a memory.Lucke-Zone RepliedWe had six top prize winners. But we were stuck at four for a while. Happy for all those folks :)

On 5/11/2016 11:46, Player said

I will play till the end. I've won only the small amounts. Hope to hit the jackpot soon.

On 5/11/2016 11:38, Kim said

Went today to buy my Cash 5 numbers for the week, 7 draws, like I do every week. I was told I could only buy the Cash 5 numbers for 4 draws, due to rule changes coming up at the end of the month. What is changing on the Cash 5?Lucke-Zone RepliedHere is a link to a blog we shared about the changes: http://bit.ly/245Xegi

On 5/11/2016 11:22, AI4U said

good riddens

On 5/11/2016 11:10, JT Money said

Never win on it so I won't miss it!!!

On 5/11/2016 11:06, wayne11700 said

This game should NOT be cancelled. If anything, back it down to ONE draw a day instead of TWO and see how that goes. Secondly, people HATE the RNG drawings no matter how honest and legit it is. We want to watch the balls bounce. Since we're the ones paying our money, if we want the balls then we should get the balls.

On 5/11/2016 10:36, turbo said

Don't replace it with another draw game, we have more then enough draw games already. And while you're at it, get rid of some unpopular things that people don't play any way. Sum it up, EZ match and One Away. The Players and the retailers say they are very very unpopular. People like it when things are kept simple.

On 5/11/2016 10:18, Player said

I will play till the end. I've won only the small amounts. Hope to hit the jackpot soon.

On 5/11/2016 09:15, kwatts said

This sucks to hear.I have played this game since it started.so sad to hear that every time I love a game it ends.growing sick of NC Iottery.

On 5/11/2016 08:58, tennis1965 said

hurrrrrrrrrrrrrrrray!!!

On 5/11/2016 06:57, taugust1970 said

You've had over 1200 drawings since it's inception and ONLY 6 top prize winners. Seems like the lottery got the "All" and the players got the "Nothing". Good riddance.

On 5/11/2016 06:35, Player said

Why don't the NCEL go back to the double draw? That was more beneficial and should have stayed.

On 5/11/2016 05:56, Player said

I wish yall had print and plays like Virginia.

On 5/11/2016 05:51, Player said

Nooooo I wasn't ready!!!

On 5/11/2016 05:19, Player said

To hard to win off

On 5/11/2016 04:41, SMACKDADDY said

This game could of had a chance but people did not trust the computer instead of Using the balls to choque the winner. The less people played, the computer could pick the pattern and people did trust the computer picks instead of the balls showing live on TV. Still, Congratulations to the winners, I have won $500 on the game before so its ok. Step your game up NC, VA has so many games!!!

On 5/11/2016 01:41, Player said

No!!! My favorite game by far. I was hoping the announcement would be that is was available for subscription. Maybe that would increase performance a bit.

On 5/11/2016 12:42, Player said

That's too bad but the game was not as winnable as thought I think- if an actual drawing had been done like with the regular draw games it would have been more interesting to play but to just see the numbers turn without being in the draw bin was not any fun:(!

On 5/10/2016 11:24, NotSharon said

well, I realize some folks will applaud this idea but to me it matters not, ALL games I play are nothing, nothing , nothing. lol

On 5/10/2016 10:59, Player said

Good!!!! the concept was good but wasn't worth playing.maybe soon, you can bring pick 10/keno. Pick10 of 80 numbers and get prizes for picking at least 6 numbers right and top prize $500,000.00

On 5/10/2016 10:44, Player said

YEAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!

On 5/10/2016 10:18, Winner2B said

what is the date Cash 5 is going to change?Lucke-Zone RepliedSunday, May 15.

On 5/10/2016 10:06, Player said

Wow,kinda hate to see All or Nothing end, I like the idea of winning $250,000.

On 5/10/2016 09:47, Hondaboi15 said

So thankful yall are getting rid of that horrific "All or Nothing" game for good in June. First of all I think I speak for other players also for saying it's not really fair when games are drawn by computers which can be easily manipulated and plus we can't actually see the numbers being drawn like Pick 3 , Pick 4 etc. Much appreciated it's leaving!!Lucke-Zone RepliedOur random number generators are certified independently and strongly secured against even an attempt at tampering. You're welcome to come see the process and ask questions of our security and auditing staff in person.

On 5/10/2016 09:46, 232232 said

WTG THIS HAS BEEN LONG OVER DUE 2 GET RID OF THAT WORTHLESS GAME....

On 5/10/2016 09:43, eddis9527 said

Play the game a couple of times the game was not worth paying $2 I would have played it Morris it only cost a dollar $2 too much for that game

On 5/10/2016 09:31, wanttowin said

i have several numbers but i don't know if i have won anything or not? ...how do you know?Lucke-Zone RepliedHere's a link to the how to play page on our website: http://www.nc-educationlottery.org/all-or-nothing_how-to-play.aspx

On 5/10/2016 09:01, Player said

I never liked that game anyway. Soon people are going to stop playing the lottery because it is rigged up and nobody is winning.

On 5/10/2016 08:42, SweetRomeo said

I didnt win any money in this game. So am not sad this is being sunset.

On 5/10/2016 08:26, danerdawg said

I'm sorry ncel that we let you down. You offers us a game that actually has a return and we as a whole didn't participate..that's sad...hopefully I will jackpot before the end..I've won every other prizeultiple times

On 5/10/2016 08:12, Player said

Good luck to all you winners. I've played 20 dollars faithfully everyday since it came out and won nothing

On 5/10/2016 07:52, Player said

Funny that its ending afyer 2 people have hit top prizes recently

On 5/10/2016 07:50, donna said

No!!!!! I have been playing my same numbers for almost 2 yrs...

On 5/10/2016 07:48, scratchman said

Fun game, but tough to win. Thank you for the opportunity. I am sure you will come up with something else. Congrats to all the grand prize winners, especially the one who matched zero, amazing win. Thank you again.

On 5/10/2016 07:45, Player said

I hate to see this game end, but I will buy tickets before the end date in hopes I win the top prize. If I'm not able to win that way I hope to win with the drawings here on Lucke-zone.

On 5/10/2016 06:12, Jeff said

Good! Worst game with bad odds. Prefer Cash 5 but ruining that too. Making harder to hit.

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